1. Home
  2.  |  
  3. CURRENT AFFAIRS
  4.  |  
  5. News Capsule
  6.  |  
  7. Abbreviations | Terms

Royal Navy of UK to study India’s Operation Raahat

Feb 9, 2016
The Royal Navy wants to study Operation Raahat in all its details and understand the meticulous planning process that was followed.

India to participate in Cobra Gold 2016 military exercise in Thailand

Feb 4, 2016
It is among the largest Asia-Pacific multinational military exercise in which the USA participates.

Human Rights up Front: An initiative to strengthen United Nations preventive work

Jan 29, 2016
The initiative was launched by Secretary General Ban-Ki moon in December 2013 to prevent and respond to serious violations of human rights and humanitarian law.

BEPS guidelines of OECD to be implemented in India from 1 April 2016

Jan 22, 2016
The term BEPS is an acronym of Base Erosion and Profit Shifting and it was in news in the third week of January 2016 as India decided to implement these guidelines.

Union Government held first national stakeholder consultation on BIOFIN project

Jan 18, 2016
BIOFIN is a global partnership seeking to address the biodiversity finance challenge in a comprehensive manner.

Lenovo to launch new smartphone under Google’s Project Tango

Jan 13, 2016
The Project Tango allows users to explore their physical environment without external signals like satellite-based global positioning system.

China began testing first Tibetan language search engine Cloud Tibet

Jan 12, 2016
The search engine is expected to be released in the second half of 2016 and would serve around 1.2 million users.

Operation Green Hunt to hunt Maoists

Jan 8, 2016
The operation along five states in the Red Corridor since 2009 came in news after Maoists called a two-day bandh opposing it in Nuapada, Malkangiri and Kalahandi districts of Odisha.

Wattan Ko Jano initiative: A programme that aims to expose youth from J&K to rest of India

Jan 7, 2016
The initiative aims at exposing youth from the state to the vibrant development and vitality of culture of people residing in other states of the country.

Union Government to launch River Information System for Inland Waterways

Jan 5, 2016
By using the system, vessels will be tracked and advised about nearby vessels and river safety for ensuring efficient and collision free navigation.

Operation Smile-II to start from 1 January 2016

Dec 15, 2015
Operation Smile-II is a campaign to rescue/rehabilitate the missing children and is a follow up of exercise Operation Smile that helped in rescuing 9146 missing children.

Storm Desmond forced thousands to flee from home in UK

Dec 8, 2015
The storm that led to flooding has killed at 2 people and injured several. It also pushed thousands to flee from their homes.

Operation Inherent Resolve to tackle ISIS

Nov 24, 2015
OIR is the US military operation name for the intervention against ISIS, including both the campaign in Iraq and the campaign in Syria.

20th Anniversary of Dayton Peace Accord observed

Nov 24, 2015
The Dayton Peace Accords were signed on 21 November 1995 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio to end the Bosnian war.

Blue Revolution with an outlay of 3000 crore rupees proposed

Nov 23, 2015
The scheme will cover inland fisheries, aquaculture, marine fisheries and all activities undertaken by the National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) towards realizing Blue Revolution.

Ford tested driverless cars using LiDAR technology

Nov 16, 2015
LiDAR stands for Light Detection and Ranging technology.

PRASAD and Swadesh Darshan schemes of Ministry of Tourism

Nov 16, 2015
Both the schemes are under implementation in mission mode and aimed at developing world-class tourism related infrastructure.

Sin Tax to be imposed on alcohol, tobacco during GST regime

Oct 26, 2015
Sin tax is an excise tax levied on products and services like alcohol, tobacco and gambling considered bad for health or society.

Ministry of Railways flagged off Vigithon to fight against corruption

Oct 26, 2015
Vigithon is a marathon organized by Union Bank of India to fight against corruption.

EU launched second phase of Operation Sophia to fight traffickers in Mediterranean Sea

Oct 10, 2015
Its aim is to undertake systematic efforts to identify, capture and dispose of vessels as well as enabling assets used or suspected of being used by migrant smugglers or traffickers.
Loading...

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

Loading...